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Tag Archives: campaign finance reform

Budget battles likely to overshadow education issues as Colorado legislature convenes

Colorado lawmakers started the day Wednesday with pledges of bipartisanship and odes to the Colorado way.  Then Republicans in the state Senate promptly sent a […]...

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January 11, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In

Wiretap: Fighting and infighting over ISIS in Syria

The Daily Beast explains why Barack Obama’s we-have-no-strategy line means that there is no strategy yet on what to do about ISIS in Syria. The real fighting going on is within the Obama inner circle....

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August 29, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Romanoff out-raises Coffman, despite eschewing PAC money

The numbers underline support for the Romanoff candidacy but they advertise the feasibility of a fundraising strategy the candidate has adopted that has been criticized as unrealistic. ...

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June 13, 2014 Uncategorized
Bennet joins group to address Super PAC situation

Bennet joins group to address Super PAC situation

On the heels of a new poll that shows 70 percent of Americans think Super PACs should be outlawed, Colorado Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has joined a task force to craft a new legislative response to blunt the...

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March 14, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Tom Udall and Michael Bennet champion major campaign reform

Tom Udall and Michael Bennet champion major campaign reform

Last week, New Mexico Senator Tom Udall, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet and five fellow Democratic colleagues, proposed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would allow Congress to regulate the campaign finance system. Long an advocate of campaign finance reform,...

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November 8, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Ex-SOS Buescher tells Dems campaign finance system ‘completely broken’

Ex-SOS Buescher tells Dems campaign finance system ‘completely broken’

Former Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher told a roomful of Garfield County Democrats Monday during their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Dinner that campaign finance disclosure in America is “completely, irretrievably broken,” according to the Aspen Times. ...

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January 18, 2011 Politics, Top Stories
HB 1370 aims to rein in anonymous campaign spending on ballot measures

HB 1370 aims to rein in anonymous campaign spending on ballot measures

A bill intended to clarify which groups are backing or opposing ballot measures – as well as provide administrative law judges more enforcement leeway in […]...

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May 12, 2010 Blog, Politics
House passes ‘critical’ campaign spending disclosure bill

House passes ‘critical’ campaign spending disclosure bill

State Sen. Morgan Carroll’s (D-Aurora) election expenditure bill, SB 203 (pdf), which mandates disclosure of corporate and union spending in Colorado elections, passed on third reading in the state House Tuesday, sending it to Gov. Bill Ritter’s desk after...

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May 12, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
In fiery blog post, Clear the Bench dismisses ethics complaint as politics

In fiery blog post, Clear the Bench dismisses ethics complaint as politics

Firebrand anti-tax Tea Party speaker and Clear the Bench Director Matt Arnold posted a broadside at the group’s website today in which he railed against […]...

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May 6, 2010 Blog, Politics
Campaign to replace state Supreme Court justices draws ethics complaint

Campaign to replace state Supreme Court justices draws ethics complaint

Colorado Ethics Watch filed complaint Wednesday against Clear the Bench Colorado (CBC), alleging the group has been collecting uncapped donations only issues committees are allowed to receive while acting as a political action committee by campaigning against specific...

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May 6, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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The Home Front: In Colorado, woman jailed for charging a phone. Critics say police ‘penalize the homeless’

“Gaya Jenkins missed her bus. She was headed to Denver, to receive treatment for cancer, but now she would have to catch a later ride,” […]

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